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Old Jan 22nd 2007, 7:44 pm
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i went and had the lasek consultation this morning, they had a spare slot, i took them up on it

5 minutes later - and i can seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

i dont ever want anyone to go near my eyes again - and if they try they will know about it,
it was the worst experience of my life - even the MRI scan (that felt like how i would imagine its like being buried alive ) was a much better experience than this.

gnawing off my arm whilst sat in a vatt of hissing cockroaches listening to des o'connor is, I imagine, a far more enjoyable experience than this,

having my fingernails pulled out one by one whilst having wool rubbed against my teeth and listening to the sound of nails being dragged down a blackboard and being treated to a Dutch oven by my other half - is indeed, it has to be, a more enjoyable experience than this.

no one told me about the suction cap they put on your eyeball to keep it still.

however - altho i will have recurring nightmares for life, at least i can see

i recommend it in a twisted sense of humour kinda way.

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Old Jan 22nd 2007, 8:18 pm
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WOW!!! Well done you! How brave, to just go for it there and then. I'm not sure I could have made a decision so quickly like that. Sorry you found the process so traumatic, I found it to be quite OK but I guess that's just how people differ. Well I hope your sight just goes from strength to strength, what a liberating feeling eh?!!
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Keep us posted about any side effects
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Jack you cheeky sod!

So glad it went well! You're a much braver soul than me...
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Jack you cheeky sod!

So glad it went well! You're a much braver soul than me...
Kate hasnt replied to it. Maybe I should have done it in Braile
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Kate hasnt replied to it. Maybe I should have done it in Braile
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i went and had the lasek consultation this morning, they had a spare slot, i took them up on it

5 minutes later - and i can seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

i dont ever want anyone to go near my eyes again - and if they try they will know about it,
it was the worst experience of my life - even the MRI scan (that felt like how i would imagine its like being buried alive ) was a much better experience than this.

gnawing off my arm whilst sat in a vatt of hissing cockroaches listening to des o'connor is, I imagine, a far more enjoyable experience than this,

having my fingernails pulled out one by one whilst having wool rubbed against my teeth and listening to the sound of nails being dragged down a blackboard and being treated to a Dutch oven by my other half - is indeed, it has to be, a more enjoyable experience than this.

no one told me about the suction cap they put on your eyeball to keep it still.

however - altho i will have recurring nightmares for life, at least i can see

i recommend it in a twisted sense of humour kinda way.

Kate
Well done,
no need to worry about it any more.
Hope it is all you wished it would be.
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Jolly good for you, it's nice to be able to see and read!
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Old Jan 23rd 2007, 7:55 am
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Jolly good for you, it's nice to be able to see and read!
oi now ur taking the mick. actually amazed i can read that - Jack had the right idea
feeling a bit itchy this morning - off to london again later to have the contact lense bandage removed. its snowing too so lets hope i dont get stuck in london!!
i can see objects far away, number plates 2 miles away that kinda thing, but struggling to focus on items up close - guess that will improve over time.
had to wear eye shields in bed last nite - DP thought that very funny.
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Respect to you!
Arghh I even hate having the glaucoma test when they blow air onto eyeball! Hope it all goes well for you this morning.
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oi now ur taking the mick. actually amazed i can read that - Jack had the right idea
feeling a bit itchy this morning - off to london again later to have the contact lense bandage removed. its snowing too so lets hope i dont get stuck in london!!
i can see objects far away, number plates 2 miles away that kinda thing, but struggling to focus on items up close - guess that will improve over time.
had to wear eye shields in bed last nite - DP thought that very funny.
hope all goes well xx
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i went and had the lasek consultation this morning, they had a spare slot, i took them up on it

5 minutes later - and i can seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

i dont ever want anyone to go near my eyes again - and if they try they will know about it,
it was the worst experience of my life - even the MRI scan (that felt like how i would imagine its like being buried alive ) was a much better experience than this.

gnawing off my arm whilst sat in a vatt of hissing cockroaches listening to des o'connor is, I imagine, a far more enjoyable experience than this,

having my fingernails pulled out one by one whilst having wool rubbed against my teeth and listening to the sound of nails being dragged down a blackboard and being treated to a Dutch oven by my other half - is indeed, it has to be, a more enjoyable experience than this.

no one told me about the suction cap they put on your eyeball to keep it still.

however - altho i will have recurring nightmares for life, at least i can see

i recommend it in a twisted sense of humour kinda way.

Kate
I GAGGED reading your post, you just about covered all of my worst fears!! Going by that I can only imagine how awful the procedure would have been. I'm not sure what I expected, but not a scene from a Cronenberg movie! Anyway, congrats on going for it, yay for vision!
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I GAGGED reading your post, you just about covered all of my worst fears!! Going by that I can only imagine how awful the procedure would have been. I'm not sure what I expected, but not a scene from a Cronenberg movie! Anyway, congrats on going for it, yay for vision!
heheh - well all went well today at the clinic. took the lenses out, checked over the eye which appears to be healing nicely.

i can actually see an improvement as the day goes on - i could barely see this laptop screen this morning - much better now.

its amazing how quick you can see the benefits. i am really impressed. damaged for life (mentally) but otherwise happy
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